BIO

Lily Mae Fitzsimons| Age:20| Journalist/ Commercialisation Management Team

Studying at Birmingham City University & Working at The Bullring Management Team

LILY MAE FITZSIMONS

PROFILE
I am attending Birmingham City University studying Media and Communications (Journalism). I am a highly motivated individual with a good understanding of the importance of audiences, customers and industry. I am currently seeking a position within a forward thinking environment which will offer good opportunities for my developing media career.
MEDIA EXPERIENCE
Hammerson- Bullring Shopping Centre (MAY-PRESENT)

·         Commercial Sales

·         Event Planning

·         Admin

·         Invoices, PO, Credit Notes

·         Customer Service

·         Managing Promotions

Newsflare: Sales Administrative Assistant (NOV’16-FEB’17)

·         Data Entry

·         Finding contacts in their industry

·         Work independently

·         Report back weekly to management

·         Using LinkedIn and other online profiles

FlatPack Birmingham Film Festival: Events (2016/2017)

·         Setting up and laying out the event

·         Handling cash and sales

·         Handing out flyers, leaflets and questionnaires

·         Working in a team

·         Talking and helping the public

EMPLOYMENT
Corps Security: Administrator (AUG-SEP’16)

·         Data Entry

·         Writing up Invoices

·         Using internal finance systems

·         Working in a finance team in Birmingham& Crawley

WORK EXPERIENCE & VOLUNTARY WORK
Open Evening for Year 7 and Post 16: Representative of the school (2015)

·         Communicating with new parents and students

·         Guiding people around the college showing perspective parents many features the school has to offer

·         Providing an opportunity lesson

·         Giving important information to the external public

CTC Kingshurst Academy Summer School: Student Mentor for new year 7s (2014)

·         Plan and supervise activities

·         Supporting individual needs with children who are vulnerable and have learning difficulties

·         Observing students work and skills

·         Encouraging children to socialise and learn team building skills

·         Accompanying students and staff on school trips

CTC Kingshurst Academy: Teaching assistant in Media Studies (2013)

·         Planning and supervising activities e.g. set creative tasks on computers

·         Make sure children are safe and well, using equipment in a correct fashion

·         Helping children with individual needs

EDUCATION:
SEPTEMBER 2015-2018: Birmingham  City University

BA (Hons) Media& Communications (Journalism):

Year 1

Studying the Media& Communication

Professional Media Practice

Journalism, Public Relations& the Media

Visual Design

Journalism in Practice

Media Photography Skills

Media Relations

 

Year 2

Journalism in Context

Professional Media Practice

Broadcast Journalism

Magazine Production

Music Journalism

New Media, New Narratives

Film Cultures

 

SEPTEMBER’13- MAY’15: City Technology College Kingshurst Academy

International Baccalaureate:

23 Points

Extended Essay in Film Studies- C

TOK- C

 

SEPTEMBER’08- MAY’13: City Technology College Kingshurst Academy

GCSE’s:

10 GCSE’s C grade & above

BTEC Business Double Award- 2 Distinction*

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
Quality in all :

·         windows applications and software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·         Capable of working on the internet, email, blogs, social media

Competent with the use of technology and camera’s

·         Adobe programmes at beginner’s level (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)

·         Photography at a basic level

·         MAC editing software& GarageBand

INTERESTS
·         Taking photographs to extend my skill set.

·         Frequently listening to new music and attending concerts as music journalism is something I am going to study.

·         Enjoy watching French cinema through all of its movements such as French New Wave and having a critical reflection on films.

LILY MAE FITZSIMONS

D.O.B: 05/03/1997

 

20 ANKERMOOR CLOSE, SHARD END,

BIRMINGHAM, B34 6TF

PHONE: 0121 749 1148

MOBILE: 07958252416

EMAIL: Lily.Fitzsimons@mail.bcu.ac.uk

PROFILE
I am attending Birmingham City University studying Media and Communications (Journalism). I am a highly motivated individual with a good understanding of the importance of audiences, customers and industry. I am currently seeking a position within a forward thinking environment which will offer good opportunities for my developing media career.
MEDIA EXPERIENCE
Hammerson- Bullring Shopping Centre (MAY-PRESENT)

·         Commercial Sales

·         Event Planning

·         Admin

·         Invoices, PO, Credit Notes

·         Customer Service

·         Managing Promotions

Newsflare: Sales Administrative Assistant (NOV’16-FEB’17)

·         Data Entry

·         Finding contacts in their industry

·         Work independently

·         Report back weekly to management

·         Using LinkedIn and other online profiles

FlatPack Birmingham Film Festival: Events (2016/2017)

·         Setting up and laying out the event

·         Handling cash and sales

·         Handing out flyers, leaflets and questionnaires

·         Working in a team

·         Talking and helping the public

EMPLOYMENT
Corps Security: Administrator (AUG-SEP’16)

·         Data Entry

·         Writing up Invoices

·         Using internal finance systems

·         Working in a finance team in Birmingham& Crawley

WORK EXPERIENCE & VOLUNTARY WORK
Open Evening for Year 7 and Post 16: Representative of the school (2015)

·         Communicating with new parents and students

·         Guiding people around the college showing perspective parents many features the school has to offer

·         Providing an opportunity lesson

·         Giving important information to the external public

CTC Kingshurst Academy Summer School: Student Mentor for new year 7s (2014)

·         Plan and supervise activities

·         Supporting individual needs with children who are vulnerable and have learning difficulties

·         Observing students work and skills

·         Encouraging children to socialise and learn team building skills

·         Accompanying students and staff on school trips

CTC Kingshurst Academy: Teaching assistant in Media Studies (2013)

·         Planning and supervising activities e.g. set creative tasks on computers

·         Make sure children are safe and well, using equipment in a correct fashion

·         Helping children with individual needs

EDUCATION:
SEPTEMBER 2015-2018: Birmingham  City University

BA (Hons) Media& Communications (Journalism):

Year 1

Studying the Media& Communication

Professional Media Practice

Journalism, Public Relations& the Media

Visual Design

Journalism in Practice

Media Photography Skills

Media Relations

 

Year 2

Journalism in Context

Professional Media Practice

Broadcast Journalism

Magazine Production

Music Journalism

New Media, New Narratives

Film Cultures

 

SEPTEMBER’13- MAY’15: City Technology College Kingshurst Academy

International Baccalaureate:

23 Points

Extended Essay in Film Studies- C

TOK- C

 

SEPTEMBER’08- MAY’13: City Technology College Kingshurst Academy

GCSE’s:

10 GCSE’s C grade & above

BTEC Business Double Award- 2 Distinction*

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
Quality in all :

·         windows applications and software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·         Capable of working on the internet, email, blogs, social media

Competent with the use of technology and camera’s

·         Adobe programmes at beginner’s level (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)

·         Photography at a basic level

·         MAC editing software& GarageBand

INTERESTS
·         Taking photographs to extend my skill set.

·         Frequently listening to new music and attending concerts as music journalism is something I am going to study.

·         Enjoy watching French cinema through all of its movements such as French New Wave and having a critical reflection on films.

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